Definitions for paresthesiaˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə

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  1. paresthesia, paraesthesia(noun)

    abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage

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  1. paresthesia(Noun)

    A sensation of burning, prickling, itching, or tingling of the skin, with no obvious cause.

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  1. Paresthesia

    Paresthesia, is a sensation of tickling, tingling, burning, pricking, or numbness of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect. It is more generally known as the feeling of "pins and needles" or of a limb "falling asleep". The manifestation of paresthesia may be transient or chronic.

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  1. Paresthesia

    Subjective cutaneous sensations (e.g., cold, warmth, tingling, pressure, etc.) that are experienced spontaneously in the absence of stimulation.

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